Tuo also known as Di3huo is such delicious meal akin the the northern parts of Ghana. What actually makes this dish delicious is the various accompaniments served with it. Tuo itself is made from maize and cassava flour although adding cassava flour is optional for some. Tuo is basically a maize dampling similar to banku but without the fermentation of the maize.
How to make Tuo
Published on May 22, 2020 | By Aftrad Village |
- 2 Cups Maize Flour
- 1/2 Cup Cassava Flour
- 1 Litre Cold Water
- 1 Litre Hot Water
- Separately sieve the flours to ensure that it is nice, smooth and free of lamps.
- Mix 1 Cup of Maize flour with 1L of cold water. Cook into a thin porridge. Add boiling water to achieve a thin light porridge as it thickens up.
- Now add 1 Cup of Maize flour and vigorously stir to make a smooth dough.
- Once nice a smooth, add in 1/2 Cup Cassava flour and mix quickly to incorporate.
- Alternate with maize and cassava flour as in steps 3 an 4 until you achieve your require quantity of Tuo.
- Add in enough boiling water to soften the tuo. This amount of water depends on the quantity of Tuo and your desired texture. But a very soft Tuo is recommended.
- Also add in a bit of boiling water, cover the pot and allow the Tuo to steam until well cooked.
- Mix it up well into a smooth and soft consistency and serve it directly into your serving bowls or in sandwich bags as demonstrated in the video.